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Urban Studies



link to catalog page ADDAMS, Newer Ideals of Peace Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: February 2007

A paradigm for peace discovered in the cosmopolitan neighborhoods of poor urban immigrants   learn more...

link to catalog page JACKSON, Rails across the Mississippi

Rails across the Mississippi

A History of the St. Louis Bridge

Author: Robert W. Jackson
Pub Date: 2007

The story of the visionary drive that created an engineering marvel   learn more...

link to catalog page BUCKI, Bridgeport's Socialist New Deal, 1915-36 Author: Cecelia Bucki
Pub Date: May 2006

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link to catalog page WHITEIS, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page FITZGERALD, Habits of Compassion

Habits of Compassion

Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920

Author: Maureen Fitzgerald
Pub Date: February 2006

The Sisters' critical contributions to charitable care in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...

link to catalog page, Widows and Orphans First

Widows and Orphans First

The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939

Author: S. J. Kleinberg
Pub Date: December 2006

The impact of surprisingly varied local attitudes towards widows and their children   learn more...

link to catalog page TURNER, Caribbean Crusaders and the Harlem Renaissance Author: Joyce Moore Turner
Pub Date: October 2005

Artists, activists, and the development of international radicalism in Harlem   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page LAGRAND, Indian Metropolis

Indian Metropolis

Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75

Author: James B. LaGrand
Pub Date: October 2005

The inside story of American Indian life in Chicago   learn more...

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